Vitessats

 08:40 Jun 17, 2018
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Swedish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mathematics & Statistics / Schedules, delays and penalties
 Swedish term or phrase: Vitessats Hello Still on the document which I cannot show excerpts of (sorry) I have a heading "Vitessats, Beräkningsgrunder" and what follows is basically a formula for calculating penalties for Wind Turbines that are delivered (handed over) late. So I understand the concept of "Vitessats" which is like a "kit" (sats) for calculating such penalties But this word is rare in Swedish and I nothing comes to mind in English "Formula" might have worked but this word appears in Swedish a bit later (formeln) so I'm not sure if I can use it for "vitessats" Any ideas please? Thanks
 SafeTexFrance Local time: 15:12

4 +1penalty level
 Agneta Pallinder

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penalty level

Explanation:
Your text appears to be based on a standard contract for delivery and installation of major machinery etc. If you look here http://inkop-112.atspace.com/html/aba99.html in para 16.2 you will find vitessats used a couple of times, in a way that should make the meaning clearer.

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Note added at 1 hr (2018-06-17 09:43:49 GMT)
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And I don't think the "sats" here has the meaning "kit". It is more like measure or amount. Used in cake and bread making recipes, you can make "hel sats" using the recipe as its stands or "halv sats" - halving the amounts all round.

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Note added at 1 hr (2018-06-17 10:14:33 GMT)
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SAOB and SAOL and SO have other examples of similar use of "sats" as yours - you could look here: https://svenska.se/tre/?sok=sats&pz=1 - SAOL item 6; SAOB item 7

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Note added at 9 hrs (2018-06-17 18:09:11 GMT)
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You could also say "penalty rate" analogously with "interest rate" for "räntesats".

 Agneta PallinderUnited KingdomLocal time: 14:12Native speaker of: Swedish, English
 Asker: Thanks for this input. I would have thought they'd say "vitesnivåer" for penalty levels though. But I'll probably go with this as you are Swedish and have a better understanding of course of what is meant than me.

agree  Michael Ellis: Agree Agneta's explanation, but here I would translate it simply as 'Penalties'.
 23 hrs
-> Thanks Michael!

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